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Learn how to quickly boost your guitar playing skills with these easy tips, tricks and helpful hints from successful guitarist, instructor, author and producer, Marlene Hutchinson. Known for her popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! program, as seen by millions on PBS, and featured on NPR and CBS, Marlene has a wonderfully simple way of helping you move through your challenges and advance your guitar playing skills.

Learn how to quickly boost your guitar playing skills with these easy tips, tricks and helpful hints from successful guitarist, instructor, author and producer, Marlene Hutchinson. Known for her popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! program, as seen by millions on PBS, and featured on NPR and CBS, Marlene has a wonderfully simple way of helping you move through your challenges and advance your guitar playing skills.

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United States

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Learn how to quickly boost your guitar playing skills with these easy tips, tricks and helpful hints from successful guitarist, instructor, author and producer, Marlene Hutchinson. Known for her popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! program, as seen by millions on PBS, and featured on NPR and CBS, Marlene has a wonderfully simple way of helping you move through your challenges and advance your guitar playing skills.

Language:

English

Contact:

9496898519


Episodes

Got Fingertip Soreness? Here’s Tips to Minimize the Pain

5/12/2022
Do your fingertips feel sore during or after a playing session? If you answered yes, then you're normal. Good news though, there are strategies that can help minimize the soreness. In this episode Marlene will share simple, tired-and-true tips and ideas to help you alleviate the tenderness in your fingertips. Original air date 4/9/20 Guitar Courses/Learning Resources Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! Lesson of the Month Club Coaching Sessions Support this podcast show Become a...

Duration:00:06:51

Guitar Songs for May 5th - Feliz Cinco De Mayo!

5/5/2022
The 5th of May, Cinco de Mayo, is a celebration of Hispanic culture. Playing Spanish themed songs on your guitar (la guitarra) is an instrumental way to celebrate! In this episode Marlene presents 2 popular, and easy to play, Spanish language songs, histories and translations included. Original air date 4/29/2021 For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog Guitar Courses/Learning Resources Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! Lesson of the Month Club Coaching Sessions Support this podcast...

Duration:00:05:51

Spring Your Strings - Acoustic Guitar String Changing 101!

4/28/2022
Seasons are a good reminder to change out your acoustic guitar strings (clean/polish your guitar too). If you're changing your strings now, during April or May (spring), you might like to think of it as a time to 'spring your strings' - out with the old strings, in with the new! In this episode Marlene takes you through the how-to's of string changing, step-by-step, so you can change your own strings. Original air date 5/21/2020 Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar?...

Duration:00:08:28

Guitar Friends Interview - Steven Leavitt, The Language of Creativity

4/21/2022
In honor of this show's recent 2nd Anniversary, we thought it would be fun to share Marlene being interviewed for The Language of Creativity podcast show. During the interview she talks about new beginnings including her own musical beginnings, her experiences learning to play guitar, her journey into teaching guitar and taking her podcast show idea and making it happen. About Steven Leavitt's The Language of Creativity podcast show! "What does it mean to be creative in a world that seems...

Duration:00:25:30

Easy Easter Songs to Play on Your Guitar

4/14/2022
Easter songs can be fun and uplifting to play and they're great for sharing with your family and friends! In this episode Marlene describes the background and playing recommendations for 2 easy classic Easter songs. Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Be sure to share the super easy Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course Already a guitar player! Try the all new Lesson of the Month Club, you'll learn a new skill each month! Support this podcast show & you'll receive...

Duration:00:07:09

2nd Anniversary Episode - The 10 Most Popular Episodes For Year 2!

4/7/2022
Tips For Guitar Playing Success is 2 years old! In fact, April 9th, 2020 was the launch of the very first episode. Since then there have been more than 110 episodes released and more than 35,000 downloads, with listeners from more than 140 countries! In this episode Marlene will announce the top 10 most popular episodes since last April (the 1st anniversary). See if any were your favorites! Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Be sure to share the super easy Learn to...

Duration:00:10:03

Sheryl Crow, Orianthi & Kaki King - 3 More Groundbreaking Female Guitarists

3/31/2022
Rounding out the Women's History Month special series, Groundbreaking Female Guitarists, you'll learn about three more highly skilled and talented ladies from the 1980's to present day. In this episode Marlene shares the inspiring stories, playing styles and industry successes of Sheryl Crow, Orianthi and Kaki King. Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Be sure to share with them the super easy Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course And for you or anyone who already...

Duration:00:09:20

Groundbreaking Female Guitarists 1970’s - 90’s

3/24/2022
Continuing the Groundbreaking Female Guitarists series in honor of Women's History Month, you'll learn about 3 fantastic female guitar players from the 1970's, 1980's and 1990's. In this episode Marlene shares the inspiring stories, playing styles and industry successes of Joan Jett, Melissa Etheridge and Muriel Anderson. Do you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Be sure to share with them the super easy Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course And for you or anyone who...

Duration:00:08:52

Women’s History Month - 3 Groundbreaking Female Guitarists 1960’s - 80’s

3/17/2022
Celebrating Women's History Month, the series continues with the inspiring stories of 3 more groundbreaking and innovative female guitarists. In this episode Marlene discusses the guitar playing styles and music industry successes of Nancy Wilson (Heart), Bonnie Raitt & Joni Mitchell. Know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Be sure to share the Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course for the absolute beginner. Save 17% today only (3/17/22) Know anyone who already plays guitar and...

Duration:00:08:41

Women’s History Month, Groundbreaking Female Guitar Players

3/10/2022
In honor of Women's History Month, you'll be able to learn about groundbreaking female guitar players, including their playing styles and achievements. In this episode Marlene will present two amazing guitarists from the 1930's & 40's, Sister Rosita Tharpe and Peggy Jones (a.k.a. Lady Bo). Know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Now Live! Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course for the absolute beginner. Launching April 1st ~ No Fooling! Lesson of the Month Club Join the Podcast...

Duration:00:06:58

Got Guitar? Play It!

3/3/2022
Sometimes new guitar owners are slow to start playing. Sometimes guitarists who've maybe stopped playing need a little inspiration. In either case all you need to do is find a way - to play! In this episode Marlene will talk about ideas and methods to help newbies and experienced guitarists play their instrument. Know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar? Now Live! Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course for the absolute beginner. Join the Club! Join today to support the show and...

Duration:00:08:42

3 Things You’ll Need to Start Playing Guitar!

2/24/2022
Learning to play guitar can be as easy as 1, 2, 3. All you'll need are these 3 basics guitar must-haves to be ready to rock 'n' roll! In this episode Marlene will talk about the 3 essential items you'll need to start playing guitar quickly and easily! New! Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course for the absolute beginner Save $10 when you enroll before 3/1. If you know anyone who would like to learn to play guitar, please share the link and this podcast! Join the Club! Join today to support...

Duration:00:08:57

How To Learn To Play Guitar - In A Day!

2/17/2022
Many people wonder if it's really possible to learn to play guitar in just one day. Yes, it is possible, especially when you have the right course, with the right instructor. In this episode Marlene walks you through how to successfully learn to play guitar quickly and easily with her popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course. New! Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course for the absolute beginner The first 10 people to register before 3/1 will receive a $10 discount off the regular $45...

Duration:00:07:46

Guitar TLC, Tender Loving Care For Your Guitar!

2/10/2022
Acoustic guitar TLC, tender loving care, and attention, is most commonly given in the form of guitar body polishing, oiling the neck, and string changing. But specific guitar TLC is necessary and essential when the climate conditions change. In this episode, Marlene will share a personal weather related guitar experience and she'll cover some fundamental TLC recommendations. New! Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! course for the absolute beginner The first 10 people to register before 3/1 will...

Duration:00:09:17

How to Play All You Need Is Love

2/3/2022
Celebrate February, Heart Month and Valentine's Day, with some musical love, as in All You Need Is Love by The Beatles. In this episode Marlene will share the song's inspiration for this well loved song, along with playing tips & suggestions. Here's the Love Letters link ~ thank you! Join the Club! Join today to support the show and for exclusive member-only benefits For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog Available on......

Duration:00:07:27

Songs for Guitar with 100 in the Title!

1/27/2022
Whoa-hoo, this is the 100th episode! So you guessed it, this week's theme includes songs to play on your guitar with 100 in their title! In this episode Marlene will discusses how to play Five For Fighting's 100 Years and The Rolling Stones' 100 Years Ago. Join the Club! Join today to support the show and for exclusive member-only benefits For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog Available on... #ApplePodcasts #Spotify...

Duration:00:08:04

The Best Guitar Tuners for Acoustic Guitars

1/20/2022
Tuning your guitar is one of the most important things you can do to make beautiful music. Getting an accurate tuning can be frustrating without the right tools to get the job done. In this episode Marlene talks about various clip-on electronic tuner brands and tuning apps to make your tuning life easier. Join the Club! Join today to support the show and for exclusive member-only benefits For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com Available on... #ApplePodcasts #Spotify...

Duration:00:06:46

The Secret to Achieving Your Guitar Playing Resolution

1/13/2022
The episode two weeks ago, right before New Year's Eve, featured 15 Guitar New Year's Resolution Ideas. Now that you've set a goal you can learn the secrets to making it happen. In this episode Marlene shares her simple and super specific secrets to reaching a guitar playing goal. Join the Club! Join today to support the show and for exclusive member-only benefits For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com Available on... #ApplePodcasts #Spotify #iTunes #GooglePodcast...

Duration:00:07:32

Listen to the 5 Most Loved Episodes of 2021!

1/6/2022
These are the top 5 most listened to episodes of 2021. Check it out and see if your favorites are on the list! In this episode Marlene talks about the top 5 most loved and listened to episodes of 2021. Join the Club! Join today to support the show and for exclusive member-only benefits For virtual learning and more go to www.marlenesmusic.com Top 5 Episode Links #1 Acoustic Guitar vs Electric Guitar #2 July 4th Patriotic Songs to Play #3 Easy Christmas & Hanukkah Songs #4 How to Play...

Duration:00:06:31

15 Guitar New Year’s Resolution Ideas for 2022!

12/30/2021
In just a couple of days it will be 2022, so it's a great time to think about and set one guitar playing resolution (goal) for the new year. In this episode Marlene will share 15 guitar goal ideas to help stimulate and prompt your resolution. Join the Club! Join today to receive your exclusive member-only benefits AND a chance to win a $50 Guitar Center gift card*. *Must subscribed at the $10 membership level or higher to be eligible for the drawing. Entries will be accepted until 12/31/21...

Duration:00:06:02